The Jury Is In: Samsung to Pay Apple $1.05 Billion

Did Samsung copy the iPad? That's the question put before the jury Wednesday at the San Jose Federal Courthouse. And the answer came back this afternoon--for the most part, yes. The jury found Samsung guilty of willful infringement on six patents under question, including pinch and zoom, a feature called bounceback, and the homescreen's user interface; in the countersuit, Apple was found to have not infringed on Samsung's 3G wireless patents.

Today's verdict was a big win for Apple, and a lovely anniversary present for CEO Tim Cook, celebrating his first year at Apple's helm today.  Happy anniversary, Tim!


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